The festival is run by three directors. Together, they plan and oversee every part of the festival.

Rachel Holland

Rachel Holland

Education & Operations Director

Rachel Holland runs the Festival for Schools and is in charge of the site, logistics, our relations with the county councils, food and drink stalls, and manages a number of our staff, including the volunteers.

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Jane Pleydell-Bouverie

Jane Pleydell-Bouverie

Festival Director

Jane Pleydell-Bouverie is in charge of all sponsorship and fundraising. She also works with James Holland on planning and putting together our programme of talks as well as organising the speakers and overseeing the box-office team.

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James Holland

James Holland

Programme Director & Chair

James Holland is the programme director. He works with Jane Pleydell-Bouverie on the programme of talks, and is in charge of planning and overseeing the living history programme and the air displays.

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